It’s not all child’s play

Megan Postlethwaite, one of our Media, Campaigns and Communications interns, on how the National Trust is helping adults have more fun The National Trust aims to encourage people to connect to our special places. It’s not only about the visit but the individual adventure or journey experienced along the way. We maintain a belief in a hands-on approach…

Is #screentime really a bad thing?

Bethany is a National Trust intern working within the Wild Network, a gathering of organisations and individuals all united in reconnecting children with nature. Still studying for a BA Hons in Journalism at the university of Lincoln, in her free time Beth enjoys travelling home and going for long walks in the countryside with her family…

Get outside for Playday 2013!

Today, 7th August, is Playday – a nationwide celebration of the importance of play in children’s lives. Founded in London 26 years ago, Playday has grown into a major annual fixture, with play events all over the country. Co-ordinated by Play England, Play Wales, Play Scotland and Playboard Northern Ireland, Playday is more than just…

Secret Gardens and Outdoor Sitting Rooms: the London Open Garden Squares Weekend

This weekend, 215 parks and gardens across 27 London boroughs will be open to the public as part of the London Parks and Gardens Trust’s annual Open Garden Squares Weekend. Presented in association with the National Trust, the weekend’s object is to showcase the ‘little known and hidden green spaces across the capital’. All types…